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Best Chicken Bruschetta Recipe · i am a food blog

If you love bruschetta and want to eat it all the time, this chicken bruschetta is for you! Bruschetta in the summertime is a masterpiece. The tomatoes are sweet and juicy, the basil is plentiful, the balsamic is tart and delicious, and the toasty bread is amazing. I love classic tomato bruschetta topping so much that we’ve been eating chicken bruschetta on repeat. I know it’s kind of funny to

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Homemade Ranch Seasoning Recipe · i am a food blog

The other day we went to Trader Joe’s and in the new products area there was this RANCH SEASONING BLEND. I absolutely love ranch. I’m the person who orders ranch dressing with a side of ranch. Ranch is so creamy, so herby, and so flavorful. I was really excited to see it in a seasoning blend because I can ranch-ify

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Gyoza from scratch perfect every time · i am a food blog

Is there anything more perfect than gyoza? A tender, flavorful, juicy meatball wrapped in a noodle-y coat is the best bite in the whole world. I love gyoza. They are one of my go to comfort foods and every time we land in Tokyo, our first meal inevitably is at Gyoza no Fukuho, a chain known for their yaki gyoza

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Zha Jiang Mian Recipe · i am a food blog

If I had to choose a noodle that I could name as my number one top comfort food and eat forever and ever it would be zha jiang mian or “fried sauce noodles.” It’s an absolute breeze to make the sauce and it keeps well in the fridge which means bowls of salty, sweet, and savory noodles are ready in

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simplest mushroom pasta

The recipe is shown here with 1 pound cremini mushrooms — the size bag I buy them in — but it’s actually really nice with 1.5 pounds too, if you’ve got it. Use any kind of mushrooms you like, or a mix, just slice them thin and season them well. I’m using a shape called fusilli pugliese here. Kosher salt

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Tiktok Pasta: Super Easy Baked Feta Pasta · i am a food blog

The tiktok pasta everyone is talking about: baked feta pasta has it all, big bold flavors, creamy comfort, and carbs! Baked feta pasta is taking the TikTok world by storm and it’s obvious why: it’s creamy, tomato-y, and SO damn delicious. It’s probably the simplest pasta dish you’ll make this month and the reward is so high for an incredibly

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snacky asparagus

snacky asparagus – smitten kitchen Skip to content You are fully invited to roll your eyes at the simplicity of this recipe. It’s not even a recipe. It’s more like a plating, a way of getting asparagus from market to table that I’ve been hooked on for over a year. Here’s what makes it perfect: I love sauteed, roasted, and

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chicken liver pâté

Cook the onions: Heat a large frying pan with a lid to medium-high heat. Once hot, add 3 tablespoons of schmaltz. Once it has heat, add the onions and toss them in the fat to evenly coat, cooking them for one minute. Cover the pan and reduce the heat to medium-low (or a low on a robust stove) and let

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lemon cream meringues

I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t like lemon curd. You, in turn, might choose not to trust anyone who makes bold, sweeping, and questionably necessary proclamations, but if I were to pick a completely superfluous soapbox to stand on, it’s currently this. Everyone loves lemon curd. The only thing better than lemon curd is lemon curd against a pillowy meringue

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